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The 25th child of a wool dyer in northern Italy, St. Catherine started having mystical experiences when she was only 6, seeing guardian angels as clearly as the people they protected. She became a Dominican tertiary when she was 16, and continued to have visions of Christ, Mary, and the saints. St. Catherine was one of the most brilliant theological minds of her day, although she never had any formal education. She persuaded the Pope to go back ... Continue Reading

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  1. Linda
    3 years ago

    Dear St Catherine,
    As one of my patron saints I am praying to you to get a job I just applied for with the DOC. In advance thank you.

  2. Ymabior
    3 years ago

    This really helped my learning because I am having my confirmation and I choose saint. Catherine and I would love to learn alot about her. Thank you for putting Catholic Online, it really helped me. Thanks one more time.

  3. roseo
    3 years ago

    sigrid undset wrote a book about "catherine of sienna"
    in it she often said--"oh God come to my help.
    oh Lord make haste to help me"
    also she wrote to a cardinal --"in order to love God with the whole of one's heart
    one must tear all self-love out of the heart..........."

  4. Marie
    3 years ago

    If her treatise is one of the most "brilliant" wriitings of the church, how about a link so that we can readit?

  5. Eileen Delaney
    3 years ago

    She is the patron saint of Nurses.. St. Florian is the patron saint of Fire Prevention.

  6. Susan M Beers
    3 years ago

    I went to St. Catherine of Siena grade school, and chose her name as my Confirmation name. She was an amazing woman!

    3 years ago

    TIS IS SUPER I,LIKE THIS.........................................I,LOVE IT

  8. Haley Reynolds
    3 years ago

    well...........good website but I don't know where to find info on author or anything for a bibliography I am doing for my Religion project cause if I don't get info I will fail!

  9. fhfuf
    3 years ago

    i love this saint od yayyayaya

  10. Topsy Kretts
    3 years ago

    this is a good site, but this needs more information.

  11. princess barcenas
    3 years ago

    i have read a lot about st. catherine's life and i find it more interesting than reading a pile of magazines...i'm just wondering,why do bookstores sell a few of it?????hope many books about saints will be published continuously every year.....more power to your website....

  12. danielle
    3 years ago

    I lovee this website (: St. Catherine is my Conformation name!!! :D

  13. Ella Gustin
    3 years ago

    Thanks alot :) my 50 page report on saints from the 1300's is now complete!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  14. ana
    3 years ago

    thank you for this article ..., its helped a lot..., and it is an amazing experieced too to know how much their LOVE of GOD!!!

  15. Haley
    3 years ago

    This is useful except for when you have to cite it for MLA... I can't fine the date published, author, or publishing organization.

  16. Kate
    3 years ago

    This is an awesome website! But who is the author?

  17. Alisha
    3 years ago

    This is a good website but when was she born. Where was she born, when did she die, and what is she the patroness of. This is a great website but it needs a little more information.

  18. Julia #__#
    3 years ago

    st.catherine is my saint my name is Julia Catherine

  19. al
    3 years ago

    im using her as my saint for confirmation

  20. SKW
    3 years ago

    After St. Catherine of Siena died, she was buried in Rome. The people of Siena wanted her body, but knowing they couldn't carry the whole thing they just took her head. When the smugglers were confronted by the Roman guard, the bag they were carrying her head in was full of flowers instead. When they got to Siena, her head was there again. Her mummified head and thumb are in the basilica there.

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